essence darker shades: foundation for every skin type! #loveyouressenceshade

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essence recently released a new range of foundations that cater for all that lovely melanin, yay! I absolutely love essence cosmetics as they are super affordable and I live for beauty on a budget. It’s great to see a brand catering for darker skin tones, as it can prove to be a challenge finding foundation that’s a perfect match. I must say that when I received these goodies I got super nervous as some of the foundations were way too dark for me, but alas we always find a way to make things work so I decided that I can use them for contouring. I’ve been wanting to try contouring for some time now but never got around to doing it and essence just made that easier for me.

 

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stay all day 16h long-lasting make-up: This long-lasting foundation ensures a smooth complexion. One of the perks of this product is the high-quality pump dispenser which makes it easy to find the perfect dosage for a beautiful look AND it’s been dermatologically  tested. Around R72.95*

 

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essence all about matt! oil-free make-up: This foundation is oil-free so it gives your complexion a matt effect to make it smooth and silky-soft. The long-lasting formula lasts up to 12 hours and the oil-free texture won’t block your pores. This product works well in the summer months when our skin tends have more shine. Around R67.50*

 

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soft touch mousse make-up: The super delicate mousse texture gives your face a smooth and natural looking matt complexion while allowing your skin to breathe freely. Everybody loves a soft texture, right? Around R69.95*

 

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mattifying compact powder: If you like the feeling of a light powder that effortlessly glides onto your skin then this one is for you. The powdery texture spreads smoothly for a natural, matt complexion as if created by a professional make-up artist. Around R53.95*

 

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coverstick: Sometimes I have to deal with dark spots, redness and impurities that I just want to cover up, bleh. This coverstick does the job and ensures that nobody else notices those impurities. Unless you have absolutely flawless skin, I think this is a makeup bag essential. Around R39.95*

 

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essence is available at Clicks, Dis-Chem, Takealot.com and selected independent pharmacies, Red Square & Pick n’ Pay stores.

www.essence.eu

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If you’ve tried any of these products or plan to try them then comment below, on my Twitter or Instagram and let me know what you think 🙂

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